byPaul Burnford Film Productions; Film Associates of California, Los Angeles
Explains that pattern is visual organization, that it is designed repetition of one or more motifs, and that it enriches surfaces by leading the eye from part to part. Points out various patterns in nature, and man's use of natural patterns in weaving, printing textiles, architecture, painting, and sculpture. Explains the value of studying the patterns of the past Topic: Art
Surveys centuries of Arabian art and crafts traditionally influenced by the Islamic religion, specifically by the Koran and its decorative script . Though much craft work is now produced for tourists, Egyptian wood panels, Persian rugs, and bronze and gold metalwork are preserved in the Cairo Museum Topics: Islamic art, Islamic art
Kenneth Clark studies the rich and turbulent world of 18th- and early 19th-century art--the romantic movement. Classicists Jacques Louis David and Jean Ingres, and romanticists Goya, Piranesi, Delacroix, Turner, and Constable are discussed in this introduction to the series Topics: Romanticism in art, Classicism in art, Art criticism, Art, Modern, Art, Modern, Art criticism, Art,...
byEncyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corporation
Meaning in Modern Painting, Part I (1967) Tells the story of the 369th infantry regiment in World War I. Explains that it was composed of Blacks, who brought American jazz to Paris and Europe. Topics: Art, Abstract, Painting, Modern, Modernism (Art), Art, Abstract, Modernism (Art), Painting, Modern
Abstraction is defined as the elimination of everything that is not essential. Using a variety of examples, this film shows how abstraction is used daily for utilitarian purposes and how it is used by artists Topics: Abstraction, Art, Abstract, Abstraction, Art, Abstract
Discusses the works and philosophy of Elizabeth Fraser Williamson, a prominent Canadian sculptor. FOR FURTHER INQUIRIES contact: Arts On Film. http://artsonfilm.com/ Topics: Art, American., Art, Modern, Sculpture, Modern, Williamson, Elizabeth Fraser.
An interview with Bay Area artist Lauren Elder, discussing her life at the Reno Hotel, her career, and the art scene in San Francisco from the mid-1970s to present. Topics: Art, Reno Hotel, Contraband, Bicycling, San Francisco
F.D.R.3rd Term to Pearl Harbor SummaryCovers the period from June 1940 to December 7, 1941. Features some of the historic moments in Roosevelt's career, including the personalities and events of his third term campaign and the ominous days preceding the United States' entry into World War II. The experiences of a little boy caught between an over-protective mother and a domineering father. The parents' gradual acceptance of the boy as an individual demonstrates that well-motivated adults can... Topics: Naval art and science, Strategy, Sea-power
Sir Kenneth Clark discusses Egypt and the Nile Valley. Shows him traveling there and pointing out the ways in which Egypt flourished as an early civilization. Presents the art and architecture of that early time Topics: Art, Egyptian, Art, Egyptian, Civilization
Examines in detail the planning and construction of three commonly found sets, the "presenter" (one person), the "interview" (2 or more people) and the "drama" (outdoor settings, for instance). Planning includes use of a model so that arrangement of scenery & equipment can be tested before final construction. Topics: Artists as teachers, Art, Art
Follows the creation of the Dinner party, a monumental artistic tribute to women of achievement throughout history. The exhibit consists chiefly of painted ceramics and needlework. Producer, Thom Tyson; director, Johanna Demetrakas Topics: Chicago, Judy, 1939-, Chicago, Judy, 1939-, China painting, Needlework, Women in art, China...
Examines Henry Moore's sculpture Hill arches. Shows how the work was created and transported to the United States for installation on the grounds of a midwestern cooperation. Considers the relationship between the everyday world of work and works of art Topics: Moore, Henry, 1898-1986, Moore, Henry, 1898-1986, Moore, Henry, 1898-1986, Hill arches (Moore,...
Artist Herb Olsen demonstrates his method of creating images of fog and illusions of solid forms in space, and of texturing of a paint surface with a blade Topics: Olsen, Herb, 1905-1973, Olsen, Herb, 1905-1973, Marine painting, Composition (Art), Watercolor...
byMatisse, Henri, 1869-1954; Arts Council of Great Britain; Films Incorporated
Directors, Lawrence Gowing, John Jones ; music, Erik Satie ; photographer, Nic Knowland ; editor, John Ralph Topics: Matisse, Henri, 1869-1954, Matisse, Henri, 1869-1954, Color in art, Biographical films, Painting,...
Art of the Middle Ages (1963) Illustrates and explains graphic design as a problem in communications. Uses the comments of faculty and the work of students at the Yale School of Art and Architecture as examples. Topics: Art, Medieval, Cathedrals, Art, Medieval, Cathedrals
Images of a junkyard during the changing seasons culminate in a view of spring's transformation of wrecked automobiles and old furniture into a garden filled with surprises Topics: Aesthetics, Art appreciation, Aesthetics, Art appreciation
Featuring actor Art Gilmore -- who narrated the 1950s TV show "Highway Patrol", this scare / sales film by General Tire presents the various features of the brand's advanced Nygen cord nylon tubeless tires -- including a pressure lock and water squeegee tread that was revolutionary in its time. The film is notable for showing a variety of sensational car accidents including a car driving off of a cliff (6:40 mark) that might have come from the stock footage library of "Highway... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Tire, Nylon Jerry Fairbanks, Art Gilmore, Automobile, Crash, Drivers...
byBrooklyn Botanic Garden. Women's Auxiliary. [from old catalog]
Demonstrates the techniques of planting and transplanting flowers, shrubs, and trees. Includes root and top-pruning, potting, watering, mulching, and soil preparation, as well as dividing iris and rooting chrysanthemums. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Demonstrates the techniques of planting and transplanting flowers, shrubs and trees. Inclu./ia metadata plantingaing, potting, watering, mulching and soil preparation, as well as... Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Gardening, Flowers, Iris (Human), Art media and techniques, Trees Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation